Detectives Find Animal Remains In Hotel Room

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrested Jason Shilo Brown of Reno Wednesday on charges related to an ongoing cruelty to animals investigation.

Jason Shilo Brown/courtesy Washoe County Sheriff's Office

RENO, NV - Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrested Jason Shilo Brown, 24, of Reno Wednesday on charges related to an ongoing cruelty to animals investigation.

On Tuesday, July 8, 2014, the manager of a local motel notified law enforcement that evidence of suspicious activity had been discovered by one of the motel’s staff in one of the rooms.

Responding officers found the remains of several animals, along with drugs and drug paraphernalia in the room. The occupant of the room was not on scene.

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office and Washoe County Regional Animal Services launched a joint investigation which identified Jason Brown as the suspect.

Brown was located early in the afternoon of Wednesday, July 9, 2014, arrested without incident, and charged with five felony counts of willful torture of an animal and one count of possession of a controlled substance. He is currently being held in the Washoe County Detention Facility. His bail has been set at $55,000.

This is an ongoing joint investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division at (775) 328-3320 or Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 266629731 - kolotv.com/a?a=266629731
Gray Television, Inc.